Jack and Paula Rutledge of West Monroe are pleased to announce the upcoming marriage of their daughter, Alayna Catherine, to John David Whitmore, son of Mike and Marjorie Whitmore of Rogers, Arkansas. Alayna is the granddaughter of Faye Wilhelm and the late Robbie and Iva Rutledge. John David is the grandson John and Zelpha Bates and the late James and Bonnie Whitmore.
The couple met at Ouachita Baptist University, from where they both graduated in May, and will marry at Berry Chapel on the campus at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday, August 15. After honeymooning in Playa del Carmen, the couple will make their home in New Orleans while they both attend graduate school.